Official Review: The Adults in the Room

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Post by Kajori50 » 16 Sep 2019, 14:21

This seems like a fast-paced suspense novel.

Thank you for the great review.

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Post by Nicole_Boyd » 16 Sep 2019, 14:22

This one sounds like it will be really good for those who loves thrillers, action, and romance. I think I'll pass because of the explicit sexual scenes and cursing but congrats on BOTD!

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Post by Elsereen » 16 Sep 2019, 14:37

It's a difficult situation for Tim hall to handle, but to me it's better as he could remember. Since remembering would hurt his present and would not bring his wife back.

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Post by corinaelena » 16 Sep 2019, 14:50

Ugh...I hate it so much when a book has all it takes to provide an excellent reading experience, and the author spoils it all by introducing cheap, over-used stereotypes like the "biker chick" you just described. Sometimes it honestly makes me just want to close the book and finish the read. Other than that, great review! I would very much enjoy a mystery-type of novel right now.

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Post by Miss_BeckyG » 16 Sep 2019, 14:59

The title does not give away anything about the story. I'm glad the book has all the good stuff. Mystery, suspense, medical thrills, espionage, and romance. Just imagining an ex agent in Tim's predicament is enough to give me goosebumps. Adding it to my reading list already.
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Post by ellieonline03 » 16 Sep 2019, 15:08

Amnesia always spices things up. It's a great addition to a plot when authors actively play with it in their books. I wonder what could have happened that caused the amnesia and the events that lead to the accident. Knowing our hero is a CIA agent, I can think of a few things now. I added it to my to-read list!
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Post by Herbstlicht » 16 Sep 2019, 15:17

It sounds like a promising read. I, too, dislike it when main characters fail to impress me or are so unbelievably portrayed that it makes the book less enjoyable. Good review!

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Post by Orizon » 16 Sep 2019, 15:29

As a fan of mystery, suspense, medical thrillers, espionage, and romance, this seems like a book I will love to read with its twist and turn. A book that keep you glue to the pages are awesome. Nice review.

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Post by Only1Cola » 16 Sep 2019, 15:30

Good review. After reading the sample on Amazon, I hoped that Mary Ann’s character would improve and become more relatable as the novel progressed, but I see you mentioned that hers is the one character who remains rather shallow and unrealistic. I have to disagree about the book being professionally edited though. In the first two or three pages I already saw two typing errors. This is not my favourite genre so I think I’ll give this one a miss.

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Post by Hester3 » 16 Sep 2019, 15:34

Thanks for the review, the plot sounds very interesting and in general I like spy stories but I am put off by the profanity and explicit sexual content.

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Post by T_stone » 16 Sep 2019, 15:46

A thrilling story that surrounds an ex CIA agent who lost his memory sounds intriguing. Its fast-paced plot, mix of genres, and twists makes it a good read.
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Post by timd » 16 Sep 2019, 16:13

I started reading the sample and ended up reading it to the finish because I was so mesmerized by the story. The review is comprehensive but i don't agree with the comments about Mary-Ann as I have met a woman almost identical to her. The amnesia issue is also strongly relatable for me as I also had an accident and was unconscious in hospital for a month. Apart from the similarities to my own life, this sounds like a gripping thriller and I just have to read it. Thanks for the comprehensive and interesting review.

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Post by HeatherEi » 16 Sep 2019, 16:24

Great review! This book sounds very interesting. I would read it but I don't care for profuse profanity. Thanks for the heads up!

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Post by Vickie Noel » 16 Sep 2019, 16:48

Could Mary Ann somehow be connected to Tim's amnesia, maybe even his wife's death? How? I guess there's only one way to find out.. The thriller and suspense parts are quite appealing, would look into this. Thanks for the review.
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Post by Seamstress » 16 Sep 2019, 16:50

Interesting concept and intriguing storyline, I am certainly looking forward reading this book. Review portrays it like perfect mix between thriller and suspense in exactly my cup of tea. Thanks both author and reviewer for such great job!

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